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Deadline: February 28, 2023


Amrita AHEAD Online MBA Degree program is offered by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, the 5th best university in India, and is backed by an industry-aligned curriculum and world-class faculty.Active participation from industry through certifications and projects are unique aspects of the Amrita AHEAD Online MBA program. The program is also developed through a case study approach which develops the learner’s problem-solving capability using various management principles and skills.


Four future-ready specializations:
* Marketing
* Finance
* Human Resources
* Operations
You could also opt for MBA in General Management

Industry Mentors:

Learners are mentored with active participation from industry experts. This begins from the first semester onwards. The mentorship is through various courses, industry projects and certifications.

Industry Linked:

The program offers certifications endorsed by industry through functional level certifications across several management functions like Finance, Sales and Marketing, HR, Operations and Analytics.

Job Prospects:

Enhance your job prospects across industry sectors like Banking, Insurance, IT, FMCG, Startups and High-Tech Companies.

Alumni Network:

Become part of a large and growing network of Amrita alumni.

World Class Faculty

Learn from leading faculty members and industry experts

Dr. Shekar Babu
Dr. Shekar Babu

Founding Head, AMRITA School of Business, Bengaluru.Dr. Shekar has 15 years of experience in academia and 15 years in Industry. Dr. Shekar Babu is the founding head of AMRITA School of Business, Bangalore. He started AMRITA School of Business, Bangalore in 2007 in collaboration with State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo, USA. He was also an Adjunct Faculty at School of Management, University at Buffalo, NY, USA. He worked for 10 years as a Director of Hewlett-Packard’s Software Division, California, USA. He was responsible for managing the $1Billion revenues. He worked 5 years as a Management Consultant at Price Waterhouse (PWC), Los Angeles, California, USA.

Jay Misra
Jay Misra

Professor, School of Business.Mr Jay Misra is Co-Director of the Amrita Center for Sustainable Future and the Program Manager of the Amrita Center for International Programs. Mr. Misra has an MBA from the Harvard Business School, a Dual B.S. and M.S. in Engineering / Operations Research with honors from the University of Pittsburgh, USA .He began his career at IBM and moved on to working in the Executive management for notable investors such as George Soros. In the world of academia he has guest lectured at Harvard, Stanford, etc, and has published several books and journals.

Dr. Nava Subramaniam
Dr. Nava Subramaniam

Deputy Dean – Research and Innovation at School of Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain; RMIT University

Master of Business Administration Degree

Earn a prestigious AICTE Approved degree from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, the fourth best University in India.
As per the UGC regulations, Online degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level shall be treated as equivalent to the corresponding awards of the degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level offered through conventional mode.

Join a growing global network of accomplished Amrita alumni.

Course Curriculum

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, case studies and projects.

Semester 1
Title of Course
Business Communications
Managerial Economics-Micro and Macro
Business Negotiations and Conflict Resolutions
Accounting for Managers
Marketing Management
Business Statistics
Education for Life – 1
Semester 2
Title of Course
Operations Management
Technology Transformation for Business
Human Resource Management
Financial Cost Management
Marketing Research and Consumer Behaviour
Business Analytics
Education for Life – 2
Semester 3
Title of Course
Strategic Management
International Business
Legal Aspects and Business Ethics
Minor Project
Education for Life – 3
Semester 4
Title of Course
Major Project
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
CSR & Sustainability
Education for Life – 4

Minimum Eligibility

Direct admissions for learners with a minimum of 60% marks in UG. Learners below 60% marks will be also considered for admissions following a short interview.

  • Candidates must have passed 10 + 2
  • Candidate must have completed an undergraduate degree(minimum 3 years)
  • Students in their final year can apply with the last completed semester results

Candidates with work experience will have an added advantage for admissions.

Course Duration

Minimum 2 years
Maximum 4 years


Topics Covered
01Digital MarketingAdvanced Financial ManagementRecruitment and Retention ManagementManufacturing Control and PlanningIntellectual Property Rights (IPR)
02Marketing CommunicationsFinancial ModellingPerformance ManagementTotal Quality ManagementManagement Consulting
03Sales and Distribution ManagementInvestment Analysis and Portfolio ManagementIndustrial Relations and Labour LawsSupply Chain ManagementLeadership Skills

The Amrita
Accreditations & Rankings

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC),Government of India accredited our University with the topmost ‘A++’ grade. The Schools under the aegis of Amrita University have over 108 programmes in disciplines as diverse as Biotechnology, Engineering, Management, Medicine, Dentistry, Ayurveda, Pharmacy, Nanotechnology, Communication, Arts & Science and Education, providing our students with an outstanding training in our several campuses across multiple states. Needless to add, this multi-disciplinary character of our University facilitates a laudable synergy within our midst greatly enabling us all to derive maximum benefit from the expertise of each other. The Amrita AHEAD programs are WES accredited in the United States and Canada.
Amrita ranked 5th Best University in India- NIRF, Govt. of India

No 1 Private University in India
WES accredited
Govt of india, 2021, 5th best university in India
No 1 International Faculty in India
NAAC A++ Grade

Admission Process

  • Choose a Program
    Choose a Program
  • Apply Online
    Apply Online
  • Join the Program
    Join the Program
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Data is based on on-campus information

Job Titles

  • Product Manager
  • Engineering Manager
  • Startup Founder/CEO
  • Sales Manager
  • Relationship Manager
  • Team Manager
  • Territory Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Support Executives

Programme Fee

Per Semester Fee: INR 55000, Total fee (per semester fee*4 semesters): INR 220000

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Low Cost


Low cost EMI Options


Up to 100%

Scholarships available for eligible candidates

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*Examination fee per semester: Rs. 2000 per semester
*If you are a foreign national, please email

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the MBA Program ?

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Amrita is a 2-year postgraduate online programme designed such that students will be able to refocus their career and grow in the professional career and also hold a high management position over a period of time. MBA can often serve as a gateway to business leadership positions. The Online MBA program is designed to enhance your management knowledge and skills and develop students competencies in management education. The Amrita Ahead Online MBA Program covers all important concepts, practices and trends in subject areas like Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Operations, Statistics and HR

Is the program approved by AICTE?

Yes, It is approved by AICTE.

How long can I take to complete my program?

The Online MBA programme is a 2-year programme. You, as a learner can either complete it within the stipulated time frame of 2 years or you can complete it within a maximum allowed duration of 4 years.

How will you conduct the online program?

For working professionals, we have built tremendous flexibility in the program allowing up to 4 years to earn your degree, allowing for self-paced, anytime learning.

• Reading materials and video lectures will be uploaded into our learning management system

• Every week, there will be a live interactive session with faculty to clear doubts and they will also be recorded and posted.

• There will also be a discussion forum to encourage peer learning. Faculty and teaching assistants will also participate in these discussion forums and help with the overall learning experience. Practice quizzes will be given every week so that you are continuously preparing for exams.

What is the format of an online course?

Each course will be in 4 quadrants, fully following the UGC guidelines.

1) Quadrant-I is e-Tutorial; which shall contain: Video and Audio Content in an organized form, Animation, Virtual Labs, etc, along with the transcription of the video.

2) Quadrant-II is e-Content; which shall contain; self-instructional material (digital Self Learning Material), e-Books, case studies, presentations etc, and also contain Web Resources such as further references, Related Links etc.

3) Quadrant-III is the Discussion forum for raising of doubts and clarifying the same by the Course Coordinator

4) Quadrant-IV is Assessment, which shall contain; Problems and Solutions, which could be in the form of Multiple Choice Questions, Fill in the blanks, Matching Questions, Short Answer Questions, Long Answer Questions, Quizzes, Assignments and solutions.

Will the Online degree be equivalent to the conventional degree offered by Amrita?

Yes. As Per the UGC regulations, Online degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level shall be treated as equivalent to the corresponding awards of the degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level offered through conventional mode. The following things will be mentioned on the backside of the degree and mark sheets – Mode of delivery; Date of admission; Date of completion.

Do you offer interactive sessions with the faculty?

Yes, every week, for every course, there will be a live doubt clearing session with the faculty, typically for about an hour. These sessions will also be recorded and available for watching later.

In order to accommodate working professionals, these sessions will be held on weekends or after working hours.

How are the exams conducted in online mode?

Examinations are conducted as per the new regulations through the Online Technology Enabled Proctored mode.

Why should one study for an MBA?

MBA program creates business leaders and managers with leadership and problem-solving skills for global business, with a firm drive for entrepreneurship initiatives either on their own or within other organizations where they are employed. Earning an MBA gives you valuable business acumen, expands your professional network, and creates new opportunities. Across the world, an MBA degree from a highly reputable, recognized and the quality university is one of the highly demanded and actively pursued degrees. An MBA curriculum covers a broad range of topics, including delivering a thorough foundation in traditional management disciplines, including accounting, ethics, finance, macroeconomics, marketing, management, microeconomics, operations, and statistics.

What are the job prospects?

Upon successful completion of the programme, prospective and esteemed job profiles that graduates gain are Product Manager, Engineering Manager, Startup Founder/CEO, Sales Manager, Relationship Manager, Team Manager, Territory Manager, Business Analyst, Support Executives

Why online degrees from Amrita AHEAD?

. Study at your own pace
. Learn Anytime Anywhere
. AICTE approved programs
. Equivalent to on-campus programs
. World-class learning environment
. Experienced faculty from India and abroad
. Course Mentors
. Career Assistance
. Courses Co-developed with Industry
. Hands-on Laboratories, Practise Sessions
. Industry Projects
. Interactive Sessions with Industry Experts
. Opportunities to Pursue Dual Degree with International Universities
. Multiple Industry Certifications


What is the eligibility criteria?

Direct admissions for learners with an aggregate minimum of 60% marks in 10th, 12th and UG. Learners below 60% marks will be also considered for admissions following a short interview.

  • Candidates must have passed 10 + 2
  • Candidate must have completed an undergraduate degree(minimum 3 years)
  • Students in their final year can apply with the last completed semester results

Candidates with work experience will have an added advantage for admissions.

Is there an admission fee?

No, there is no admission fee when you apply. It is free.

How do I apply?

It is a simple and easy process. You need to fill out our application form in order to apply.

Please click on the following link to apply:

How do I contact you?

You can contact us via Email, Call or WhatsApp. You can also chat with us through the chat window present on our website.


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Whatsapp: 8590007473

We are always here to help you and make your journey as easy as possible.

I am an International Student, can I also apply?

Yes, International Students are welcome.

What is the Refund Policy of Amrita AHEAD Online Degree Program?

We follow UGC Regulations for a Refund :

  • 15 days or more prior to admissions closing date – 100% refund*
  • Within 15 days prior to the admission closing date – 90% refund
  • Within 15 days after the admission closing date – 80% refund
  • 15 days after the admission closing date – 50% Refund
  • 30 days after the admission closing date – No Refund

* A processing fee of Rs. 2000 will be deducted

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